Cops fighting Cancer is a program started 7 years ago by Aurora Police Officer James Seneca. Seneca is a 22 year cancer survivor; he was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 26, just two weeks into his police academy training.
On Wednesday morning, police from the city of Aurora, Adams County Sheriff's Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department brought toys to children battling cancer. The Children's Hospital treats patients from as young as infants to young adults.
When Seneca first brought up the idea to his coworkers years ago, he says they responded well to the idea.
"It's very humbling for them," Seneca said. "It's a great experience for us. It puts things into perspective. That's part of our job, a way to give back to the community and make a child smile."
To learn more about the program you can go to www.copsfightingcancer.org
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